Also known as aloe barbadensis, aloe vera comes from a vegetal source. Its gel and juice are well known today and present several virtues, making it a panacea. The aloe vera plant has long since been part of the most popular decorative plants.
Its component aloin, moisturizes the skin, while slowing the aging process; it sooths the skin and helps scaring. This is why aloe vera extract is found in cosmetics as well as used in medicine. Aloe vera gel contains several vitamins (A, B, C and E), enzymes and minerals.
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